John Horty

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(301) 405-5689
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh (Philosophy)

John Horty is a professor of philosophy and an affiliate professor in the Department of Computer Science.

His research interests include philosophical logic, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, ethics, theories of practical reasoning, the philosophy of language, and more.

Horty is the author of three books as well as papers on a variety of topics in logic, philosophy and computer science. His work has been supported by three fellowships from the National Endowment for Humanities and several grants from the National Science Foundation.

Horty has also held visiting fellowships at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies and at the Center for Advanced Studies in Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University.

He received his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh in 1986.